I'm not gonna argue with you,it's obvious you don't like Kovi, but one thing you guys are missing is the availability of players
we don't have a lot to offer in a trade, we don't have a stacked minor league system (forwards), we don't draw free agent like the big market teams
how do you expect Lou to make this team better?
one player cant do it all, but he can help in our weak areas
Find me one team where all the forwards have excellent stats.....it's never gonna happen
Guess you didn't read any of my posts when Kovy left. I said I didn't really hold his choosing to leave against him, that if he wasn't happy here and his heart truly wasn't into being a Devil or being in America for that matter, I wasn't going to judge him for it, or have any hard feelings. I'd rather he not be here than be completely miserable being a Devil, which apparently he would've been at that time had he stayed.
If I truly thought that Kovy could help this team (because that's all I really care about...can he make the Devils better?), then I'd be all for it (and admittedly even discussing this is probably pointless), though nervous (see below). But I don't think he does. I've already stated why. He had a pretty disappointing year in a lesser league last season, after a not-so-great season in the NHL in 2013.
You don't really have any proof that he's going to be that much of a help here, outside of blind hope...you're coming off like his coming here will lead to an automatic playoff berth, and him being productive. Like I've said, I don't have anything against Kovy personally, but if any of this crap is true, he wanted to go back home, even left a lot of money on the table because he wanted to go home that badly (though he signed for nice money over there, to play in a lot less games per season), but now he wants to come back and leave SKA behind? Sorry, I'd be a little nervous about a guy prone to that kind of flip-flopping, even if was only for a one-year or two-year deal...if Kovy is about halfway through this season and is clearly having a rough time, do you put it past him to say "Screw this"? Is it really that much of a stretch to think he might not honor yet another deal, after bailing on two long-term contracts?